Foreign affairs

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: September 2023

December

By Elena Collinson and Corey Lee Bell

 

Key points

- Prime Minister Anthony Albanese meets Premier Li Qiang. Mr Albanese raises trade, consular and human rights issues, while Premier Li pushes for greater investment access and raises Australia’s Huawei ban

The PRC’s foreign policy in the post-COVID era: Implications for Australia

December

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is no longer the same country as it was pre-pandemic. It is struggling economically. It views the region and the world, as well as its own regional and global roles, differently than it did before 2020. The nation views Australia differently too.


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Australia-China monthly wrap-up: August 2023

December

By Elena Collinson and Corey Lee Bell

 

Key points

Tariffs on Australian barley imposed by the PRC in 2020 are removed. Wine, lobster, a range of beef products and hay are still affected by PRC trade bans

PM Albanese in Manila: Building partnerships for supporting democracy

December

By Elena Collinson 

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ Australian Outlook, on September 8 2023.

Social reengineering in the name of security in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

December

By Michael Clarke

Note: This article appeared in the Asia Institute's Melbourne Asia Review on September 7 2023.

Behind the ‘Red Curtain’: Decoding China’s institutional logics

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in Pearls and Irritations, a public affairs blog, on August 28 2023.

Over the past three decades, Australia’s economic growth owes much to China’s voracious demand for natural resources. However, beneath this symbiotic economic relationship lies a complex web of political and geostrategic considerations.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: July 2023

December

By Elena Collinson and Corey Lee Bell

 

Key points

- Foreign Minister Penny Wong meets with Director of the Chinese Communist Party Central Commission for Foreign Affairs Wang Yi; the PRC side offers a more optimistic assessment of the relationship than the Australian side, stating that relations have ‘stabilised, improved and developed’

Academic freedom needs protection from all stripes — not just China

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on August 23 2023.

Iran’s lithium lode: A potential strategic game-changer

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in the Lowy Institute’s blog, The Interpreter, on August 9 2023.

What Albanese could seek to achieve in China visit

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on August 3 2023.